Health

Breanna Shearin: Giving Back with All Her Heart

Vibrant, active, 22-year-old San Fernando Valley resident Breanna Shearin had no prior health issues. Then, one fateful day, she suffered three cardiac arrests after suddenly fainting at her sister’s house. An ambulance rushed Breanna to West Hills Hospital where doctors discovered she had massive pulmonary emboli all over her lungs, preventing her from breathing. She […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Mar/Apr 2020

Q: I am worried about the coronavirus; can you give me more information? A: Coronaviruses are from a large family of respiratory viruses that cause an upper-respiratory infection. A new coronavirus — called the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) — is said to be the cause of this outbreak in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The […]

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Westlake Body Contouring

Lose Inches and Tighten Skin Painlessly We’re always looking for ways to improve our looks, whether trying to lose inches from our belly and thighs, eating the latest superfoods, or tightening sagging skin. Now, there’s an easy way to painlessly achieve the looks you crave at Westlake Body Contouring in Agoura Hills. Lose inches while […]

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Egg Donation and Surrogacy

How a Local Woman Helps to Create Families After Infertility Stephanie Levich never wanted to look at another pregnancy test again. “I held a negative test in my hand month after month for a year and a half. It was heartbreaking,” remembers Stephanie. Happily, she and her husband, David, were able to have their two […]

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Seeds and Their Benefits

Hemp, flax, pumpkin, sunflower, chia, and more! How many different seeds do we really need to be eating? They have health benefits but where do we draw the line and which are the best bang for the buck? They are superfoods that are full of energy boosters, protein, fiber, and nutrients. They can be sprinkled, […]

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Fighting Inflammation to Restore Your Health

Inflammation is a natural process that assists our bodies with healing following injuries. However, when inflammation continues too long or wages war on our own healthy cells, as it does in autoimmune diseases, it can actually impede longterm health. Silent inflammation increases the probability of certain illnesses, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and stroke. […]

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Food is Fuel

You’d never put the wrong type of gasoline into your car or plug it into a faulty electrical socket. So, why feed your body anything less than high-octane foods? Think of food as fuel that powers your health. Staples, such as apples, berries, and citrus fruits, provide antioxidants for healthy lungs and longevity. Forgo fad […]

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Mental Health Days

Everyone needs a mental health day once in a while – a break from everyday stresses and pressure, a day to just enjoy life and do what you want or to do nothing at all. However, there are people who never get a break because every day they wake up with “it.” What exactly is […]

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Is Your Chi Blocked?

According to ancient healers in China, India, Japan, and elsewhere and modern science, we all possess channels of energy, or chi, that flow like rivers throughout our bodies. When this vital life force becomes blocked, we grow more susceptible to disease. If you suffer from chronic lethargy, low libido, or depression, it may be time […]

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Move It or Lose It

Every year, we have another chance to promise ourselves to create an even healthier life. This year, let “move it or lose it” become your mantra. Let the words echo through your mind as you choose to walk up the stairs instead of ride an elevator or park just a little further from your favorite […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Jan/Feb 2020

Q: My blood pressure medication was recently changed due to a recall. I am concerned the new medication may not be as effective as the one I was taking for years. How can I tell if it is working? A: You have reason to be concerned. High blood pressure is often called “the silent killer.” […]

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Your CBD Store

Quality Products and a Personal Experience According to a recent study, CBD sales in the U.S. will surpass $20 billion by 2024. There’s little wonder our community and others across the country are seeing an increase in dispensaries and retail stores selling CBD oil products. One of the most popular, Your CBD Store, recently opened […]

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